A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 19:00:58 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 09:00:58 / February 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y55. Id of event: us20004y55. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.4 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 133.4 km, 144.5773° East, 13.8218° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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